Westminster, Colorado Population 2021

113,044
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Westminster is a city located in Colorado. With a 2020 population of 113,044, it is the 9th largest city in Colorado and the 264th largest city in the United States. Westminster is currently declining at a rate of -0.05% annually but its population has increased by 6.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 106,114 in 2010. Westminster reached it's highest population of 113,227 in 2018. Spanning over 34 miles, Westminster has a population density of 3,579 people per square mile.

The average household income in Westminster is $96,639 with a poverty rate of 7.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,430 per month, and the median house value is $340,900. The median age in Westminster is 36.6 years, 35.8 years for males, and 37.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.5 males.

Westminster Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Westminster was:

  • White: 84.96%
  • Asian: 5.90%
  • Two or more races: 3.86%
  • Other race: 2.35%
  • Black or African American: 1.91%
  • Native American: 0.88%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.15%
The current population of Westminster, Colorado is 113,044, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 113,227.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 106,114.

Westminster, Colorado Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White95,97084.96%
Asian6,6605.90%
Two or More Races4,3563.86%
Some Other Race2,6592.35%
Black or African American2,1561.91%
American Indian and Alaska Native9930.88%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1680.15%
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Westminster Population by Race

Westminster Population Pyramid 2021

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Westminster Median Age

36.6


Total

35.8


Male

37.5


Female

Westminster Adults

There are 88,058 adults, (14,979 of whom are seniors) in Westminster.

Westminster Age Dependency

54.6

Age Dependency Ratio

20.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Westminster Sex Ratio

Female

56,616

50.12%

Male

56,346

49.88%

Westminster Population by Age

Westminster Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Westminster Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79%21%
All65.1%34.9%
Male56%44%
Non Family52.1%47.9%
Female50.4%49.6%

65.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Westminster Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All44,0922.5565.1
Married21,2793.1779
Non Family15,9211.3452.1
Female4,5403.4750.4
Male2,3523.3656

3.15

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

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Westminster Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,1392.73%
9th to 12th Grade4,1515.29%
High School Graduate17,16521.87%
Some College18,39623.44%
Associates Degree6,3628.11%
Bachelors Degree19,59424.96%
Graduate Degree10,68613.61%
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Westminster Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Westminster Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White56,84555,06725,166
Hispanic14,14810,5882,366
Asian4,5143,7111,646
Multiple Races1,8371,667609
Other Race1,6721,158281
Black1,3631,311511
Native American595438114
Islander11011049

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 44.55%.

Westminster Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,017$53,280$41,225
Less Than High School$30,401$37,331$22,437
High School Grad$37,134$43,086$31,449
Some College$42,961$49,430$35,031
Bachelors Degree$61,590$72,967$50,193
Graduate Degree$67,687$81,838$62,817

$47,017

Average Earnings

$53,280

Average Male

$41,225

Average Female

Westminster Earnings by Educational Attainment

Westminster Language by Age

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Westminster Language

84.32% of Westminster residents speak only English, while 15.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.59% of the population.

Westminster Language

Westminster Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White75,3044,0245.34%
Hispanic24,9792,87911.53%
Asian6,6394707.08%
Multiple4,32946310.70%
Other2,58938814.99%
Black2,1332099.80%
Native993757.55%

7.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.73%

Male Poverty Rate

7.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Westminster

The race most likely to be in poverty in Westminster is Other, with 14.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Westminster is White, with 5.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.65%.

Westminster Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School14.95%
High School7.92%
Some College6.06%
Bachelors or Greater2.65%

Westminster Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed19.08%
Female Unemployed12.40%
Female Employed3.82%
Male Employed3.26%

Westminster Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Westminster Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$76,142$96,639
Families$94,101$113,113
Married Families$107,415$125,796
Non Families$50,446$62,856
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Income by Household Type

Westminster Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.4%

Male Marriage Rate

49.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Westminster Married by Age and Sex

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Westminster Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Westminster Marital Status by Race

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Westminster Marital Status

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7,287

Number of Veterans

6,707

Male Veterans

580

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,454
Second Gulf War1,799
First Gulf War1,307
Korea455
World War II173

Westminster Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,839
35 to 541,722
75+1,383
18 to 341,198
55 to 641,145

Westminster Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6,6388.77%
Hispanic9135.39%
Other1758.78%
Indian14116.02%
2 or More1315.34%
Asian951.86%
Black915.47%
Hawaiian169.76%

Westminster Veterans by Race

Westminster Veterans by Education

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3.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Westminster Veterans by Education

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72.8%

Labor Force Participation

69.8%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Westminster Employment by Age

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Westminster Employment by Race

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Westminster Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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48.20%

Born in Colorado

90.94%

Native Born

9.06%

Foreign Born

4.56%

Non Citizen

4.50%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.94% of Westminster residents were born in the United States, with 48.20% having been born in Colorado. 4.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Westminster Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021113,044-61-0.05%
2020113,105-61-0.05%
2019113,166-61-0.05%
2018113,2272660.24%
2017112,961-23-0.02%
2016112,9845640.50%
2015112,4209030.81%
2014111,5171,0950.99%
2013110,4221,3391.23%
2012109,0831,3441.25%
2011107,7391,3051.23%
2010106,4345,4940.53%
2000100,94026,3153.07%
199074,62524,4144.04%
198050,21130,6999.91%
197019,5125,6623.49%
196013,85013,35018.07%
19405000.00%

Westminster Population by Year